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Language skills-1 presentation

  1. 1. What is Reading? According to Toit (2001)“Reading is a process of thinking, recalling, and relatingconcepts under the functioning of written words.” Irvin (1998) describes the reading process as;“The interaction of what is in the head with what is onthe page within a particular context that causes studentsto comprehend what they read.”
  2. 2. Situation of Reading in Pakistan Majority of our people have good reading habits in thepast times in our country. People used to read books, parents and grandparentsused to read book in front of their kids and tell themstories. Pakistan has too entered in the digital age and withemergence of e-media and has weakened the bondbetween the book and its readers.
  3. 3. Reading through Motivation Motivation is the biggest factor in this area. Where allthe techniques and strategies failed to do a positivething then motivation works there as a guiding star.Scared about committing mistakes.Inadequate vocabulary.Lack of confidence and competence in English.
  4. 4. Objectives of the study To study the causes of student’s hesitation in readingEnglish. The explore ideas and strategies of teachers related toreading skill in EFL.
  5. 5. Reason for lack of Motivation instudents for reading Fails to understand due to Problem in languageproficiency/ability Peer rejection Depression Fear of failure Nervous habits Teaching methods and styles Students own understanding Lack of appreciation
  6. 6. Graphical Representation ofReasons for lack of Motivation
  7. 7. Strategies to motivate students toread in EFL classroom Motivation is necessary Appropriate way to Motivate Teacher’s enthusiasm Multimedia is important Reading for pleasure Pre-discussion before the lesson AV aids help to motivate reading Exam-oriented reading
  8. 8. Graphical Representation ofStrategies to motivate students
  9. 9.  Reading is one of the major skills to be occupied intarget language. Motivation is the major key that triggers the learnersmotivating booster. Some common problems that teachers have in dealingwith reading are; learners lack ofmotivation, hesitation, insufficient vocabulary etc. Teachers can adopt multidimensional strategies toenhance reading in EFL context.Conclusion
  10. 10. RecommendationsPraise and encouragement for positive efforts by thelearners will help to keep motivation up.Meaningful, relevant and motivating tasks to do.Teacher can arrange some sort of reading competitionsin the class so that learners might feel It as a fun basedactivity rather than boring reading task.Reading session in terms of three phases i.e. pre-reading, while-reading, post-reading must be followed .

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